CILEx Level 6 – Law Training Centre Kent

Level 6 CILEx qualifications

What is the CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice?

It’s the second stage of Chartered Legal Executive training and is appropriate for those who have achieved the CILEX Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Who is it for?

To be eligible for the CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice, you must:

• Have studied at AS-Level, A-Level, Level 3 or equivalent

• Ideally have experience in the area of law relating to your chosen subject.

You may also qualify for exemptions.

What will I study?

The Diploma comprises six units, which include:

  • One legal practice unit
  • One linked law unit
  • Two mandatory professional skills units (Client Care Skills and Legal Research Skills)
  • Two law units of your choice.

  • The full lists of law units, practice units and professional skills units are given below.

    Unit Type: Law

  • Unit 1 Company and Partnership Law
  • Unit 2 Contract Law
  • Unit 3 Criminal Law
  • Unit 4 Employment Law
  • Unit 5 Equity and Trusts
  • Unit 6 European Union Law
  • Unit 7 Family Law
  • Unit 8 Immigration Law
  • Unit 9 Land Law
  • Unit 10 Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Unit 11 Planning Law
  • Unit 12 Public Law
  • Unit 13 Law of Tort
  • Unit 14 Wills and Succession
  • Examination twice a year
    in January and June

    Unit Type: Practice

  • Unit 15 Civil Litigation (Linked Law Units: 2 or 13)
  • Unit 16 The Practice of Company and Partnership Law (Linked Law Units: 1)
  • Unit 17 Conveyancing (Linked Law Units: 9)
  • Unit 18 Criminal Litigation (Linked Law Units: 3)
  • Unit 19 The Practice of Employment Law (Linked Law Units: 4)
  • Unit 20 The Practice of Family Law (Linked Law Units: 7)
  • Unit 21 Probate Practice (Linked Law Units: 14)
  • Examination based on pre-released case study twice a year in January and June

    Unit Type: Professional Skills

  • Unit 23 Legal Research Skills
  • Unit 22 Client Care Skills
  • Task based assessment, no exams. Internally assessed and externally moderated. Submission windows to submit work twice a year in January and June


    Level 6

    Unit Total
    Total cost
    spread over
    payment due
    on enrolment
    Followed by
    Direct Debit
    Number of
    Level 6 - 3 Units purchased
    at the same time
    £ 1,185.00 £ 1,185.00 spread
    over 4 payments
    £ 296.25 £ 296.25 3
    Level 6 Diploma (6 Units) £ 2,370.00 £ 2,370.00 spread
    over 4 payments
    £ 592.50 £ 592.50 3
    Level 6 Individual Units £ 395.00 £ 395.00 spread
    over 4 payments
    £ 98.75 £ 98.75 3
    Payments can be made by bank transfer or by card online. If taking advantage of our interest free instalment plan, a Direct Debit must be set up as part of the enrolment process and be kept in place until all payments have been made. Please note that failed Direct Debit payments may result in an administrative charge being made and course access suspended.

    VAT Treatment: No VAT will be added for private individuals. For firms, VAT will be added to invoices for VAT registered entities at the prevailing rate.

    How to apply

    To apply and enrol on our online supported distance learning CILEx courses please complete and return an enrolment form by email to

    To apply and enrol on our classroom based CILEx courses please contact us on to express interest and enquire about dates and possible subjects.

    If you wish to discuss this qualification further and find out how it could help you advance your career please contact us on 0330 088 8495 or to speak with one of our advisors.

    Why choose us?

    We are specialised legal trainers, solely focussed on the provision of legal and business training for aspiring and qualified lawyers. We have a deep understanding of the current legal sector and the training needs of those who work within it. Our course delivery is uniquely engaging, having full regard of how precious time is for those not only studying law, but also practising at the same time. We are here to support our students and partners by providing them with the tools to stand out from the competition and accelerate their legal career.